• Southeast of Saline USD 306
    Strategic Planning Survey Summary
     
    At the beginning of the strategic planning process, the following groups were surveyed to determine their perceptions regarding various aspects of the Southeast of Saline District. The surveys were available online through the district website.  The summary results are enumerated by group.
     
    Teachers
    Over 90% feel respected by their principal, other teachers, and their students
    97% agree to strongly agree that they are encouraged to ‘stretch and grow’
    95% feel teachers at this school have a ‘can do attitude’
    97% agree to strongly agree the district makes instructional goals clear
    95% agree to strongly agree the district communicates a clear vision for the schools
    89% agree to strongly agree the district sets high standards for teaching
    97% agree to strongly agree that the technology in their classroom directly impacts student learning
    100% agree to strongly agree they would recommend this school to parents
    85% agree to strongly agree that once new programs are begun, there is follow-up to monitor effectiveness
    100% agree to strongly agree they are looking forward to teaching the next year
    Finding opportunities to observe other staff members teach and discuss assessment data were both noted as areas important to continuous professional growth
     
    Patron
    92% are somewhat to very satisfied regarding the overall direction of the district
    88% are somewhat to very satisfied regarding the district in general
    District newsletter, school employees, family, friends, neighbors and the website were the top choices to gain information regarding the district and its schools
    District news and events were the items the patrons wanted to see on the website
    A majority of those surveyed indicated school employees as the district’s greatest strength
    Planning for the future and continued facility improvements were selected as areas the district should keep as priorities
     
    Senior Students
    Students feel very safe at school
    Students strongly support their teachers
    Over 88% of the students participate in extra curricular activities
    89% indicate their parents talk with them about their studies/homework
    90% indicate they would enroll in college the following year
    A challenging curriculum was noted as a top priority 
     
    Former Student Follow Up
    83% attend a college or university (94% including a tech school)
    82% live within 199 miles of the school
    72% believed the school prepared them adequately to more than adequately for their present occupation (28% indicated this did apply)
    92% were satisfied with the access to teachers outside of class while at SES
    100% were satisfied with the high school in general

    Classified Staff
    92% are somewhat satisfied to very satisfied regarding the overall direction of the district
    94% are somewhat satisfied to very satisfied regarding the district in general
    School district newsletter, e-mails, and the district website were the top three sources of information about the district and its schools
    School Board information was the number one item this group wanted to see on the website
    As noted also in the patron results, planning for the future and continued facility improvements were selected as areas the district should keep as priorities 
     
     
     

     
     
    Southeast of Saline School District 306
    5056 East K-4 Highway
    Gypsum, Kansas 67448
     
    Dr. Justin B. Henry, Superintendent of Schools
     
    Board of Education (Current Terms)
    Carol Viar 2007-2011
    Denise Stein 2007-2011
    Jerry Seim 2007-2011
    Joe Ryan 2009—2013
    Lori Blake 2009—2013
    Becky Cooper 2009—2013
    Charisse Nurnberg 2009 –2011
    Warren Myers 2005—July 2009
    Casey Thaxton 2004—2008
     
     
    Southeast of Saline Jr. / Sr. High School
    Monte Couchman, Principal
     
    Southeast of Saline Elementary School
    Sharlene Ramsey, Principal
     
    Curriculum and Technology Committee
    Stephanie Hettenbach, Aimee McDaniel, Cheryl Murray,    Co-Chairs
    Neal Heidel – Director of Technology
    Bill Gies – Secondary Staff
    Brandie Disberger – Secondary Staff
    Pesha Ptacek – Secondary Staff
    Karen Orr – Elementary Staff
    Krystal Breese – Elementary Staff
    Julianna Person – Elementary Staff
    Kathy Gregory – Elementary Staff
    Janet Sauber – Community
    Eep Peuchen - Community
    Mary Spellman - Community
    Milt Larson - Community
    Anita Barnhart - Community
    Ingrid Pohl – Community
    Dwight Christie - Community
    Ariel Douglas – Student
    Sara Hettenbach – Student
    Sarah Reece - Student
    Kristi Hargadine - Student
    Shelby Lawhorn Sheets - Student       
    Krisanna Graham – Student 
    Fiscal Planning Committee
    David Frost, Lori Blake, Stefany Kaniper, Co-Chairs
    Judy Hall – Director of Transportation
    John Kuhn – Director of Maintenance
    Mike Garretson – Secondary Staff
    Wayne Sager – Secondary Staff
    Eric Deneault – Secondary Staff
    Jeanine Haynes – Elementary Staff
    Scott Peterson – Elementary Staff
    Johnnie Anderson – Elementary Staff
    Cindy Mueller – Staff
    Chris Montgomery – Community
    Jane Peuchen - Community
    Gordon Hitchcock - Community
    Dwight Christie – Community
    Megan Kincaid – Student
    Cassie Schlesener - Student
     
     
    Future Trends Committee
    Brent Melander & Loren Meyer, Co-Chairs
    Juanelle Garretson – Secondary Staff
    Susan Baird – Secondary Staff
    Alycia Schoenfeld – Secondary Staff
    Kent Jacobson – Elementary Staff
    Stephanie Harris – Elementary Staff
    Shannon Trimmell – Elementary Staff
    Beth Parry – Elementary Staff
    LaNell Keeler – Parents as Teachers
    Doug Forsberg – Staff
    Brett Pennington - Community
    Danny Berg – Community
    Donna Patry – Community
    Marla Peterson – Community
    Debbie Christie - Community
    Elizabeth Peuchen - Student
    Spencer Baird – Student
    Joey Platt – Student
    Raimie Platt - Student
    Anne Marie Sparacino - Student
    Cody Blaha - Student
     
     
    “A Teacher Takes A Hand, Opens A Mind, Touches A Heart, Shapes The Future.”